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That I do not know, and have never known or heard of the said premises being subject to any charitable or other trust or incumbrance.
That I do not know, and have never known or heard of any adverse claim having been made by any person to any part of the said premises, and that I believe the same to be the exclusive and indisputable property of the churchwardens and overseers of the said parish.
That I verily believe that no deeds or writings, relating to the said premises, are in the possession, power, or procurement of the parish officers, or do exist.
That I verily believe that the said premises are not of leasehold nor of copyhold tenure.
And I make this solemn declaration, conscientiously believing the same to be true, and by virtue of the provision of an act, passed in the 5th and 6th years of the reign of King William the Fourth, intituled, " An act to repeal an act of the present session of Parliament, intituled, ' An act for the more effectual abolition of oaths and affirmations taken or made in various departments of the state, and to substitute declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more entire suppression of voluntary and extrajudi. cial oaths and affidavits, and to make provisions for the abolition of unnecessary oaths.” Declared and signed this
Signature day of
one thousand eight hundred and forty at in the county of
before me, one of her Majesty's justices of the peace for
Or, a master extraordinary in chancery.
No. 5. Notice of Meeting to consent to Sale of Work.
houses, &c. Parish of
Union, County of Notice is hereby given, that a meeting of the rate
under the pro
payers in this parish, and of the owners of property therein entitled to vote in person, or (as respects owners) by proxy, pursuant to the provisions of an act passed in the fifth year of the reign of his late Majesty King William IV., intituled, "An act for the amendment and better administration of the laws relating to the poor in England and Wales,” will be held at in this parish, ont the day of at in the forenoon, for the purpose of giving the consent of such meeting to the guardians of the poor of the
union selling the following premises ; that is to say, visions of an act passed in the sixth year of the reign of his said late Majesty, intituled, " An act to facilitate the conveyance of workhouses and other property of parishes, and of incorporations or unions of parishes, in England and Wales," in such manner, and subject to such rules, orders, and regulations, touching such sale, and the conveyance of such property, and the application of the produce arising therefrom, for the permanent advantage of this parish, as the poor-law commissioners shall in that behalf direct. Dated this day of 184
[To be signed by the minister, churchwardens, and overseers.]
No. 6. Resolution to be entered in Vestry Book. Parish of A.
B. Union, County of C. At a meeting of the rate-payers of this parish, and
owners of property therein, entitled to vote pursuant to the provisions of an act passed in the
* The meeting cannot be legally held earlier than the Thursday after the Sunday on or before which the notice is given, as three clear days must intervene between the Sunday on or before which the notice is given and the day of
The premises 5th year of the reign of his late Majesty King to be described
William IV., intituled, “ An act for the amendin the margin.
ment and better administration of the laws relating to the poor in England and Wales," held at
in the said parish, on the day of 184 , pursuant to notice of such meeting duly given.
Chairman. It was resolved, by a majority of such rate-payers
and owners, present in person or (as respects owners) by proxy at such meeting :
That this meeting do consent to the guardians of the poor of the
union selling the premises described in the margin hereof, under the provisions of an act passed in the sixth year of the reign of his late Majesty King William IV., intituled, “ An act to facilitate the conveyance of workhouses and other property of parishes and of incorporations, or unions of parishes, in England and Wales," in such manner, and subject to such rules, orders, and re. gulations touching such sale, the conveyance of such property, and the application of the produce arising therefrom, for the permanent advantage of this parish, as the poor-law commissioners shall in that behalf direct.
[To be signed by the minister, churchwardens,
Overseers, of the Forms of Act having been com-
We, the minister, church wardens, and overseers, of the parish of S. do hereby certify, that, at a meeting of the rate-payers of the said parish, and owners of property therein, whose claims to be entitled to vote have been duly registered in the books of the said parish, held at in the said parish, on
the day of the resolution, of which a true copy is hereunto annexed, was duly passed. And we do further certify and declare, that such meeting was duly convened and held for the purpose expressed in such resolution, after public no. tice of the time and place of holding such meeting, and the purpose for which the same was intended to be held, had been given in like manner as notices of vestry meetings are given in the said parish. And we do further certify, that the paper marked (A.) hereto annexed, and signed by us, is a true copy of the notice of such meeting, and that such notice, fairly written, (or printed,) was affixed, on the day of
on the principal door of the church (or chapel) of the said parish, and that the paper annexed, marked (B.) and signed by us, is a true extract from the vestry books of the said parish.
Witness our hands, this day of 184
[To be signed by the minister, church wardens, and overseers.]
No. 10. Conditions of Sale. 1. In case any purchaser shall be desirous of investigating the title, an abstract shall be prepared and furnished at his cost, and all expenses attending such investigation, or arising out of the same, or of completing the title, and the costs of procuring or making all official and other copies, or extracts, counterparts or duplicates of deeds, wills, or other documents, and of preparing, perusing, and approving deeds of covenant, and the like, shall be paid by the purchaser to the vendors, previously to, or as the same shall be incurred ; and the purchaser shall not be entitled to require any further investigation or evidence, while any previous expenses of, or connected with, the investigation of the title, or the evidence, shall remain unsatisfied; nor shall the purchaser have any claim whatever for reimbursement, or be entitled to refuse or delay payment in respect of any expenses incurred in case the purchase shall not be completed ; and the vendors shall not be required to do any act for completing the sale beyond obtaining the approbation by the poor-law commissioners and guardians, of a draft of conveyance in the form set forth in the schedule to the act of the 6th William IV., c. 69, and the affixing of their respective seals to the conveyance, when approved. But unless the purchaser shall, by writing under his hand, or the hand of his solicitor, call for such abstract, and state his intention of investigating the title within seven days from the day of sale, he shall be deemed to have waived his right to do so ; and notwithstanding such abstract being called for, the purchaser shall be deemed to be satisfied with the title of the vendors, unless he shall have delivered to the vendors his objections to the title or requisition for completing the same, in writing, within fourteen days from the delivery of such abstract.
2. The purchase-money shall be paid to the treasurer of the union, and the conveyance executed on or before the day of the purchaser, on the payment of the purchase-money and the execution of such conveyance, shall be let into possession, or become entitled to the receipt of the rents and profits, and the purchaser shall accept the receipt of such treasurer as a sufficient discharge. 3. In case the completion of the purchase shall
, from any reason whatever, be delayed beyond the
the purchaser shall pay to the vendors interest after the rate of L.5 per cent. per annum, on the amount of his purchase-money unpaid, and shall not be entitled to any compensation, on any pretext, for his purchase-money, or any part thereof, having been unproductive.
4. The seal of office of the poor-law commissioners, affixed to any document, shall be conclusive evidence as to all the facts therein stated or noticed, and as to the powers of the vendors as guardians of the poor of the union.